The Valdosta High School Counseling Department is staffed with five certified professional school counselors and one secretary available to provide assistance with educational planning, career decision making and personal/social concerns.

9th Grade:

9th Grade Academy counselor serving all 1st year 9th grade students.

  • Mr. Brian Law
  • Mrs. Melanie Drayton-Transition Specialist

10th-12th Grades:

10th -12th grade students are assigned to a counselor by Houses/Teams. A student's House is determined by the House to which his/her homeroom teacher is assigned.  

  • Mrs. Sheryl Giddens - Counselor for House 7
  • Mrs. Helen Jackson -Counselor for House 8
  • Mrs. Erin K. Gaskins -Counselor for House 6
  • Mrs. Nancy Shiver -Counseling Secretary

The VHS Guidance & Counseling Department is on FACEBOOK!

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Friend us today for up to date info on:

- scholarships-deadlines

-test dates-resources

- plus much more! 

SAT Test Prep

SAT study materials are available to any student who is planning to take the SAT. Copies of The Official SAT Study Guide by Collegeboard are available for checkout in IMC 2.  Also, registration information for The Official SAT Online Course is available in the counseling office.  Students may come to counseling office before or after school or during advisement
with a pass to obtain information about the online course.



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